TENERIFE, SPAIN, March 01, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- As winter drags on, and summer is still months away, the end of February can become a depressing time. A vacation to a beach resort can be the perfect remedy for beating the winter blues. Visitors looking to enjoy an island setting with a festive flair, head to a Tenerife resort to discover the fantastic sites and the colorful celebration of Tenerife's Carnival.
The largest of the Canary Islands, Tenerife offers gorgeous beaches, lively cities, and abundant nature. Each year, Tenerife celebrates Carnival - a vibrant festival full of dancing, music, parades, and street parties. The Carnival of Tenerife is the second largest in the world, and is the perfect time to experience the culture and life of the island.
Carnival begins on a Friday, and proceeds until Ash Wednesday. This year, Tenerife's Carnival begins on Friday the 28th of February, and continues until March 5th. The festivities bring everyone together in a whirlwind of bright costumes, events, and enjoyable parades. Everyday there are countless activities surrounding carnival, and most visitors come to Tenerife for the entire duration of the festivities. There are many Tenerife resorts to choose from on the island, but tourists coming to enjoy Carnival should stay in Puerto de la Cruz. Staying at a luxurious all-inclusive resort, like Bahia Principe, will provide a haven of relaxation from the non-stop fun of Carnival.
The celebration of Carnival in Puerto de la Cruz offers endless spectacle and theater, as visitors and locals alike watch parades and choose the "queen" of the festivities. Bands play, dancers leap, and floats roll down the street carrying larger than life costume clad Carnival participants. The biggest parade is the Gran Coso Apoteosis of Carnival. The parade brings together performers from all over the world, and Canary Islands, and is the highlight of the Carnival festivities.
For visitors staying at a Tenerife resort, like Bahia Principe, accessing the celebrations of Carnival is as easy as walking out the front door of the hotel. Guests can enjoy the celebrations during the day, and head back to Bahia Principe for a gourmet meal or a relaxing massage. Returning to the comforts of a Bahia Principe resort is the perfect ending to an exciting day of Carnival festivities in Tenerife.
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